Asteroid: 1999 WK13

Predicted positions for UKST plate 00L2 with length of trail in arcsecs. The predictor generates ephemerides for start, midth, and end of trail, along with the predicted magnitude.

     J99W13K   1979 11 18.68353 06 22 21.99 -14 18 32.7 00L2     16.8        413
     J99W13K   1979 11 18.70263 06 22 19.94 -14 17 03.3 00L2     16.8        413
     J99W13K   1979 11 18.72172 06 22 17.88 -14 15 33.8 00L2     16.8        413
                      -59.71"        179.0"       188.7"

Actually measured positions, start and end of trail

Observations:
     J99W13K  P1979 11 18.68353 06 29 56.23 -12 01 02.6 00L2                 413
     J99W13K  P1979 11 18.72172 06 29 52.18 -11 58 05.0 00L2                 413

Additional observations by U.D.A.S., which allowed the search area for the DSS archive search to be narrowed.

     J99W13K  C2000 01 09.81828 02 59 47.82 +37 20 49.1          17.7 V      049
     J99W13K  C2000 01 09.81962 02 59 47.83 +37 20 52.4          17.8 V      049
     J99W13K  C2000 01 09.82088 02 59 47.86 +37 20 55.4          17.7 V      049

Link to the MPEC which published the improved orbit.

DSS image of 1999 WK13 from November 18, 1979 on UKST plate 00L2